Legal Education

Lecturer
Research interests:
Professional Legal Education
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
International Law, Constitutional Law
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Civil litigation, Defamation, Freedom of speech, Legal education, Legal History
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Problem Based Learning, Law reform, Domestic Human Rights, Community Development, Professional Legal Education, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Aboriginal Legal Service
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Immigration, Practicing migration advice, Asian Law, Access to Justice, Human Rights and the Law
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
International Humanitarian Law, The Law of Naval Warfare, Maritime Security Law, Use of Force Law, Genocide, Chemical Weapons Law, United Nations Peace Operations Law, Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Wellbeing, Legal Ethics
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Online education, Online assessments, Citizenship, European and comparative law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Access to Justice, Historical Injustice, Indigenous Perspectives on Law, Legal empowerment, Rural Issues, Law and development, Social justice, Advocacy, Lawyers and lawyering, Experiential Learning
PhD Candidate
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Professional Identity Formation, Legal Ethics, Behavioural Legal Ethics, Lawyers and lawyering, Professional Legal Education, Legal profession
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Criminal Justice, Sentencing, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Equality, Compassion, mindfulness, yoga, Incarceration, Indigenous Justice
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Mediation, Family law, Experiential Learning, Lawyers and Emotional Intelligence, Digital Learning
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Regulatory theory and practice, Penology and human rights, Asian Law, Plain legal language
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Family law, Problem Based Learning, Wellbeing, Citizenship, Law and Cultural Difference, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Digital Learning, Experiential Learning, Curriculum Design, Problem Based Learning, Legal Identity, Law and Humanities, Professional Identity Formation
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, General Human Rights Law and Policy, Wellbeing, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Student Cultural Backgrounds
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Law and technology, Legal education, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Equity & Trusts, AI and Data Security
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Labour Law, Rural Issues, Gender, Gender law, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Globalisation, Economic globalization, Finance regulation, Financialization, Business ethics, Sustainability, Economic distribution, Financial system
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Wellbeing, Legal Ethics, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Empirical Legal Research, Behavioural Legal Ethics, Mental Health, Human Rights and the Law, Trauma-informed Lawyering
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Law reform, Law and development, Health Justice Partnerships, Legal empowerment, Access to Justice, Social justice, Lawyers and lawyering
Emerita Professor
Research interests:
Feminist Legal Theory, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, The corporatisation of Universities, Gender, feminism
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Law, Clinical Legal Education
Associate Lecturer
Research interests:
Family in migration law, Administrative law, Criminal Law, Judicial review of administrative action, Migration Law
Lecturer
Research interests:
Corporate law, Legal personhood, Ethical theory, Corporate ethical agency, Monism, Law reform, legal theory, Systems theory, Legal design
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Commercial Law, Consumer Protection Law, Wellbeing, Representations of the law in pop culture

Latest news

02
Jun
2020
Andrew Henderson
Andrew Henderson is a PhD candidate at ANU College of Law
14
Mar
2020
ANU student Javier Cross presents his case in an e-mooting competition
Does the world’s first international e-mooting competition, recently won by ANU students, offer a glimpse of the future of legal education?
06
Feb
2020
Thitirat Thipsamritkul
Thammasat University lecturer Thitirat Thipsamritkul presented her research into Thailand's new data protection law as part of her seven-week fellowship at ANU College of Law.
13
Nov
2019
Emeritus Professor Dennis Pearce AO, FAAL
One of the most cited texts on Australian law, "Statutory Interpretation in Australia" has come a long way since its first edition was published in 1974.
15
Oct
2019
Intellectual Property Laws8422
Dr Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan says teaching a masters-level course on intellectual property at ANU is a "great experience".

In the Media

18
Jun
2018

Sexual harassment expert launches new rural research project

Skye Saunders quoted in The Land

01
Mar
2018

Unethical firm climate breeding unhealthier lawyers

Tony Foley, Vivien Holmes, Stephen Tang quoted in Lawyers Weekly

20
Nov
2017

ANU College of Law appoints new dean

is honoured in Lawyers Weekly

Research theme:
01
Jun
2017

Technology focus gives law students an edge

Wayne Morgan speaks to The Australian

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Upcoming events

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Past events

03
Nov
2016

Challenging Words

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8.30AM to 6.00PM
  • Professor Zenon Bankowski
  • Professor Desmond Manderson

This workshop aims to challenge the preponderance of words in legal education and address the growing need of thinking of law in its current setting that is highly influences by changing imageries, visual media and technological progress utilising different means of perception. 

02
Dec
2016

New ways forward

Professor Michael Coper
12.00AM

A conference in honour of Professor Michael Coper.

12
Oct
2016

Phillipa Weeks Lecture in Labour Law - Young people and the future of work

Rosemary Owens AO
5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Rosemary Owens AO, University of Adelaide

In her scholarly work, Phillipa Weeks always showed a deep appreciation of the necessity of going beyond a narrow conception of law and regulation as a formal body of rules that are created, interpreted and enforced by State agencies. 

20
Oct
2016

GDLP panel event - for all law students

GDLP Straight to the top
11.00AM to 12.00PM

Join us at this event to hear about how our GDLP can give you the edge in the increasingly competitive marketplace. 

23
Feb
2017

Dealing with the wicked problem of racism – using theory as praxis

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1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Marcelle Burns, University of New England
  • Jennifer Nielsen, Southern Cross University

In this paper, we share our reflections on our success in using theory as a practice to challenge the wicked problem of racism in the law classroom. 

08
May
2017

Wellbeing in the Law Week - Mon 8 to Fri 12 May

Wellbeing week
12.00PM to 5.00PM

The ANU College of Law is committed to health and wellbeing in the law, for all our students and academic and professional staff. This is the inaugural Wellbeing in the Law Week, presented by the ANU College of Law Wellbeing Initiative and the ANU Law Students' Society.

11
May
2017

Special Staff Meeting - Wellness in the Law Community

Wellbeing week
12.00PM to 1.00PM

A ‘special’ Staff Meeting will be held on Thursday 11 May 12-1 (Moot Court) during Wellness in the Law week. This staff-only event will focus on issues of wellbeing in the Law Community

07
Sep
2017

Dictum Society (Victoria University) PLT seminar

Victoria University
6.00PM to 7.00PM

Understanding your options for your Practical Legal Training (PLT) is critical to enable you to make choices that are right for you on the next step in your career.  

15
Aug
2017

GDLP 'Pop-up': Your questions answered

GDLP pop up
11.00AM to 12.30PM

Come have a chat with GDLP lecturers Tracey Mylecharane and Amy Begley about doing your Practical Legal Training here at ANU.

25
Oct
2017

GDLP 'Pop-up': Your questions answered

ANU GDLP
1.00PM to 2.30PM
03
Jul
2017

ANU GDLP 2017 ALSA Conference

ANU GDLP 2017 ALSA Conference
9.00AM to 4.00PM

Welcome to the ANU GDLP 2017 ALSA conference in Canberra presented by the Australian Law Students' Association (ALSA). 

27
Jun
2017

Teaching & Learning Forum:Is unexamined learning worth doing? Using reflection as course assessment

Teaching and Learning Forum
1.00PM to 2.00PM

Several colleagues will share their ideas about requiring  students to reflect on their learning as part of course assessment.

26
Oct
2017

The future of feminist international legal scholarship in a neoliberal university: Doing law differently?

1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Ntina Tzouvala,Laureate Post-Doctoral Fellow, Melbourne Law School

Institutional and material conditions matter for the production of feminist international legal scholarship as well as for the future of women’s engagement with international law. 

09
Aug
2017

Pindan, peripheries and power: First Nations peoples, civil law and justice in the Kimberley

Collage of drawings and painting
5.30PM to 7.00PM
  • Sarouche Razi, Kimberley Community Legal Service
  • Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC, ANU Vice Chancellor
  • Senator Patrick Dodson

This launch marks a new partnership between Kimberley Community Legal Services and the ANU through which KCLS aims to substantially innovate and extend civil law legal help for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley. The hope is that this will enable and position KCLS to manifest breakthrough legal service models based on long-term relationships with clients, working from client vantage points, in furtherance of client goals.

08
Aug
2017

Engaging students in large cohorts

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1.00PM to 2.00PM

Ideas and discussion, and how a Teaching Enhancement Grant might help.

16
Aug
2017

Jessup Moot information session

Jessup Moot
5.00PM to 6.00PM

The Jessup Moot is a prestigious international mooting tournament, which takes place over the Australian summer. It is the biggest student mooting competition in the world, with over 500 law schools and over 80 countries participating.

05
Oct
2017

The ANU Law Antigone drama group presents 'Rhinoceros'

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7.00PM
  • Director: Dorota Gozdecka

Antigone Law and Theatre Group is delighted to invite you to our performance of Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco. Our group is comprised of law and art students who came together to critically engage with law and humanities in a performative capacity.

01
Jun
2017

ANU GDLP – PLT presentation and Q&A

MLP Lady with laptop
1.00PM to 2.00PM

Understanding your options for your Practical Legal Training (PLT) is critical to enable you to make choices that are right for you on the next step in your career.  

18
Oct
2017

ANU GDLP: The next step in your career

ANU GDLP
5.15PM to 6.15PM

If you are thinking about the next steps in your career, and what's next after graduation, please join us for this panel session to hear about what Practical Legal Training (PLT) is, why you need to do it, and how the ANU GDLP can work for you.

12
Sep
2017

Team-Based Blended Learning: how to approach a horror, but necessary, combination in legal education

Teaching and Learning Forum
12.45PM to 2.00PM

Dr Justine Rogers (UNSW Law and also a stand-up comedian) will be talking about how we can ensure that students can positively engage in teamwork, specifically blended teamwork?

19
Oct
2017

Phillipa Weeks Lecture in Labour Law - Labour law’s equivocal approach to age equality

Therese Macdermott
5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • A/Prof Therese MacDermott

There has been in place mechanisms for pursuing the principle of non-discrimination at work on the basis of age for some time within the Australian legislative framework.

18
Oct
2017

30th Annual Lionel Murphy Memorial Lecture - The Secret History of the Dismissal of the Whitlam Government: The Palace Connection

Jenny Hocking
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • Professor Jenny Hocking FASSA, Monash University

The dismissal of the Whitlam government by the Governor-General Sir John Kerr in 1975 remains one of the most contentious episodes in Australian politics. The history of the dismissal is no less contentious and has never been settled.

24
Oct
2017

Indigenous Cultural Content in Australian Law Schools

Teaching and Learning Forum
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • A/Prof Asmi Wood
  • Dr Ron Levy
  • Dr Anthony Hopkins
  • A/Prof Molly Townes O'Brien

Several of our colleagues recently attended the Indigenous Cultural Competency for Legal Academics Program in Melbourne. They will be presenting a Teaching and Learning forum about the ideas discussed at the Program.

08
Nov
2017

Academic Freedom: Challenges for the Contemporary University

Professor John Fitzgerald
4.00PM to 5.30PM
  • Professor John Fitzgerald,

Town Hall lecture and discussion to provide critical input to the ANU Academic Board as they develop a Statement of Academic Freedom for the University..

13
Dec
2017

Dean's Graduation Reception

Graduation
2.00PM to 3.00PM
  • Professor Stephen Bottomley, ANU College of Law

GRADUATING STUDENTS - you and your families are warmly invited to the Dean's graduation reception prior to your graduation ceremony.

18
Apr
2018

Exchange abroad LLB and JD: Things for law students to know

Exchanges
3.00PM to 4.00PM
  • A/Prof Jolyon Ford

A/Prof Jo Ford will be holding an exchange briefing for prospective student applicants in the Law school foyer.

24
Apr
2018

What to publish: Formulating your research plan

Legal research training workshops
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Sally Wheeler
  • Professor James Stellios

This session will assist you to develop a coherent and strategic research plan. What should you write and/or publish and why?

31
May
2018

How and where to publish

Legal research training workshops
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Pauline Ridge
  • Professor Fiona Wheeler
  • Associate Professor Ron Levy

This session will discuss how to identify appropriate publishers/journals and how to maximise the chances of acceptance of your work.

09
Aug
2018

How to research: Methodologies

Legal research training workshops
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr Darryn Jenson
  • Dr Stephen Tang
  • Professor Des Manderson

What is it that we do, how do we do it and why? This session discusses different legal research methods, including interpretive legal theory, empirical; and interdisciplinary methods.

27
Sep
2018

With what? Funding your research

Legal research training workshops
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Sally Wheeler
  • Professor Andrew Macintosh
  • A/Professor Jeremy Farrall
  • Louise Knox

Obtaining external research funds is important for your career progression and for the success of the College as a whole.

11
May
2018

Research roundtable

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12.00PM to 1.00PM
  • James Lee, Reader, Kings College London

Bring your lunch and join in an informal discussion with James Lee on research productivity, research strategies, and forging a successful research career.

25
Oct
2018

Postgraduate Law at ANU: Online information session

Postgraduate Law at ANU
12.30PM to 1.30PM

Join us for a live webinar to find out more about studying postgraduate law at one of the world’s top 12 Law Schools*.

07
Feb
2019

Doing lawyering differently and in a non-adversarial way to better respond to community

Elizabeth Curran
12.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr Liz Curran, ANU College of Law

This Seminar & Conversation will explore recent public inquiries in Australia and Dr Liz Curran’s research over the past six years suggesting a less adversarial approach may be necessary.

07
Mar
2019

ANU Law Prizes Ceremony

ANU Prizes Ceremony 2019
5.30PM to 8.00PM
  • Professor Sally Wheeler OBE
  • Associate Professor Heather Roberts

The ANU College of Law hosts its annual Prizes Ceremony which acknowledges the achievements of our students and the contribution and support of our donors.

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